SAN FRANCISCO (CBS) – Johnny Depp is back as Captain Jack Sparrow in Walt Disney Pictures 4th ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ film ‘On Stranger Tides’. What’s new to it you ask? This time around, director Rob Marhsall (replacing Gore Verbinski) brings in the power of Disney Digital 3D™ to producer Jerry Bruckheimer’s style of action making this film nothing less than a heart pounding, minute by minute, non-stop action extravaganza. Disney calls it a story full of truth, betrayal, youth and demise. In addition to Disney Digital 3D™ effects, Bay Area special effects company and (practically the industry standard), Industrial Light and Magic (George Lucas’ ILM) will be overseeing quite a bit of the mind blowing visuals.
Reprising their roles along with Depp is Geoffrey Rush as ‘Barbossa’, Kevin McNally as Captain Jack’s side kick, ‘Gibbs’ and most notably, Depp’s inspiration for his character, Keith Richards as ‘Captain Teague’. New characters include Ian McShane as the infamous ‘Blackbeard’ and Penelope Cruz’ as Sparrow’s “love interest”, ‘Angelica’. We may need to modify the theme park ride yet again.
From Disney; “When Jack is forced onto the Queen Anne’s Revenge by a woman from his past (Penelope Cruz) he encounters the fearsome pirate Blackbeard (Ian McShane) and they set off on a quest across the seas to find the fabled Fountain of Youth. Full of swash-buckling sword fights, humor as only Captain Jack can provide, and don’t forget the Rum! “Pirates of the Caribbean On Stranger Tides” will take you on an epic adventure you will never forget.”
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Official Disney US Trailer
Official Disney UK Trailer w/ Captain Jack Sparrow Intro
“Pirates of the Caribbean On Stranger Tides” is in theaters May 20th 2011
Official Disney Pirates Website: www.disney.co.uk/pirates
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